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Area Sales Manager

Area Sales Manager - Canada

The Area Sales Manager will manage a team of Industrial Territory Sales Managers, covering the Canadian region. This role reports directly to the Regional Sales Director and interacts regularly with Company Leadership, Channel, Product and Brand Marketing, Operations, Specialists and other support functions, as well as end-users and customers.

Key Responsibilities
  • Hire, coach, and motivate a team of Territory Sales Managers
  • Achieve company objectives through effective planning, setting sales goals, analyzing performance data, and projecting future performance.
  • Continuously develop personal leadership, hiring, and training skills while ensuring the team is using effective sales tactics to meet revenue objectives.
  • Generate leads, and build and nurture client relationships
  • Partner with Territory Sales Managers to meet with their customers and grow long-lasting relationships by understanding their needs
  • Track, analyze, and communicate key quantitative metrics and business trends as they relate to customer relationships
  • Increase sales and improve customer service to existing account base, while prospecting new customers and growing market share within the territory.
  • Develop regional countermeasures with region if behind plan.
  • Motivate & build strong team to consistently deliver forecast and exceed sales targets.
  • Obtain and maintain excellent knowledge of ATG and competitor products and prices.
  • Strong process orientation for funnel management and selling process for completing reports summarizing accurate forward looking estimates of sales volume.
  • Communicate throughout the organization - sales, marketing and operations as necessary to support and develop business
  • Create strong associate talent development plans to help coach, teach and motivate direct reports to reach their business goals.

Critical Skills & Qualifications
  • BS in Business, Marketing, Finance or related field sales equivalence of 5 to 10 years
  • Distribution and end-user territory management experience required.
  • National Account and/or Channel Marketing desired.
  • Prior management experience desired.
  • Proven track record of success the sales cycle from plan to close
  • Value based sales leadership experience with a demonstrated track record of sales growth
  • Intrinsically motivated, results oriented and able to work collaboratively.
  • Ability to influence and drive approval from various stake holders at all levels.
  • Extensive travel required in assigned region - 50% overnight

AtApex Tool Group(www.apextoolgroup.com),we build innovation. Each day, our associates strive to find new and exciting ways to help our customers solve their most complex challenges. By harnessing our global resources, unprecedented insights and spirit for service, we build more than just tools for the jobsite - we help build the future.

ATG is a global manufacturer of hand and power tools, tool storage and accessories, chain, and electronic soldering solutions with more than $1.2 billion in annual revenues. Our 6,700 associates around the world have built powerhouse brands like GEARWRENCH®, SATA®, Crescent®, Cleco®, Weller® and APEX®. Our brands are trusted by the professional trades and DIY enthusiasts alike. With our roots dating back to the 1800's, our tools have driven technological advancements that drive efficiency, speed and safety for customers in a broad range of commercial and consumer markets.

As part of the ATG team, you will move fast, think globally, learn from your colleagues and grow your career. You'll enjoy competitive benefits, a healthy work/life balance and have opportunities to give back to the communities we serve.

Our six core values - Customers Come First, Integrity in All We Do, Continuous Improvement, Innovation for Growth, Passion to Succeed and Best Talent, One Team - drive our daily decisions. Connect with us on social media to learn more - Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

If your goal is to work where finding a better way never ends and your ideas become reality, join us and say #WeBuildATG!



Apex Tool Group (ATG) is one of the largest manufacturers of professional hand and power tools in the world, serving the industrial, vehicle service and assembly, aerospace, electronics, construction and serious DIY markets.

Our portfolio of over 30 innovative brands includes many category leaders, such as SATA®, GearWrench®, Weller®, Wiss®, Lufkin®, Cleco® and Crescent®. ATG also manufactures select, premier private label mechanics tools. Across the board, our tools stand for quality, innovation and value. Known for solving seemingly impossible problems, they are intuitive and simple to use, yet indispensable.

ATG works collaboratively with distributors, retailers and large customers across the globe to make sure end users have the tools they need to solve real-world problems. Our unique category management approach provides customers with end-user data, market research and voice of the customer insight, which helps drive inventory, display and promotion decisions. Plus, our truly global footprint enables us to serve customers’ needs in a way we couldn’t if we were a regional player.


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